Design Feature: Owner’s Suites

Owner’s suites provide the ultimate retreat after a long day and the perfect backdrop to begin your day. When you imagine your dream bedroom, what do you envision? Perhaps a massive walk-in closet and a bathroom that could be your very own spa? Whatever your dreams may be, Harcrest Homes is sure to deliver an … Continued

Why Buy a Custom Home Now?

Despite rising interest rates and inflation, now is still a good time to build your forever custom home! As a tailored investment into your family’s unique lifestyle, a custom home is most likely to increase in value if lived in for five years or more. Why buy a custom home now? We’ll tell you why! … Continued

Spring Activities in Flowery Branch

Spring has finally sprung! The weather is warm, flowers are blossoming, and bees are buzzing. There is no better time to get out of the house and explore the fabulous Flowery Branch area than right now. If you’re looking to explore exciting activities and events near your new Harcrest home, take a look at our … Continued

Endless Lakeside Living with Harcrest Homes

Grab your swimsuits and slather on the sunscreen! When you live in a Harcrest home, you enjoy lakeside living where days spent on the water are never-ending! As experienced, dedicated and knowledgeable builders, we understand that a home is only as great as the location where it resides. That is why we specialize in building … Continued

Design Feature: Gourmet Kitchens

When you imagine your dream kitchen, what does this space include? Maybe an oversized island with a glossy countertop, sleek cabinetry and a gorgeous sink with a lovely view outside as the backdrop. Whatever your dreams may be, our homes are sure to deliver an amazing kitchen design meant to make you fall in love! … Continued

2022 Color Trends Are Right at Home on the Lake

As we build dream homes on Lake Lanier in Flowery Branch, we’re often asked about color trends. In some seasons, we see homebuyers and designers select bold, bright tones that highlight the liveliness of the lake – the perfect backdrops for speedboats, waterskiing, celebrations and fireworks. It’s not surprising that after the last couple of … Continued

Build a Dream Home on Your Dream Lot

There are many different opportunities and types of new homes for sale. There are mountain lodges, manor homes in communities, cottages with plenty of open land, ranches in the countryside, bungalows on the lake and so much more. But, the best part about building a brand new, custom home versus buying one already built and … Continued

Incorporate Your Dream Mudroom into Your Custom Lake House

Harcrest Homes is known for making dreams come true in the Lake Lanier custom homes we build in Flowery Branch, and more often than not, those dreams include a mudroom. Yes, people really dream of mudrooms. Have you seen the memes that say you know you’re an adult when something you once considered mundane makes … Continued

Project Feature: Custom Home with Views of Lake Lanier

At Harcrest Homes, we do more than just build custom homes on the lake. We create spaces for families to spend a lifetime in. From creating the perfect rooms to explore your newfound hobbies in, to building the right floorplan to maximize entertainment, to designing a luxurious owner’s suite to retreat after a long day … Continued

5 Reasons to Choose A New, Custom-built Home in the New Year

The start of a new year is filled with the promise of possibility. However, as the year progresses, the initial excitement can fade and some resolutions start to feel more like chores on a to-do list, but this is not always the case. When choosing to build a brand-new custom-built home as a New Year’s … Continued

How to Prepare Your Home for the Holiday Season!

The holidays are quickly approaching! With Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years right around the corner, this is easily one of the most exciting and stressful times of the year. Family is coming into town, parties and gathering take place almost every weekend and the list of things to do seems endless. To help you … Continued

Harcrest Homes Completes Luxury Custom Home on the Lake

At Harcrest Homes, our passion is building stunning homes for our future homeowners to spend a lifetime in. We take great care in creating a mix of eye-catching exteriors, cohesive interior layouts and superb locations to make sure the entire family gets the most out of their dream home. That is why we can’t help … Continued

Top Five Ways to Use a Bonus Room

Most spaces within the home already have a designated purpose. The kitchen is where the meals are cooked, the living room is where the family gathers at the end of the day and the bedroom is the nighttime retreat. When left with a bonus room filled with endless possibilities, it may be difficult to figure … Continued

Harcrest Homes Creates Modern Home Masterpiece

Every homebuyer has a style in mind for their new custom home. As an experienced and award-winning homebuilder, Harcrest Homes is always keeping an eye on the latest design trends. When a recent client came to us looking to build a custom home with a modern farmhouse style, our team was more than ready for … Continued

Home Organization: Outdoor Living

The weather is fantastic and there is no better time to get started organizing your outdoor living area. You want to make sure everything is in place, clean and accounted for so the whole family can enjoy all the spring and summer months have to offer. If you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, or aren’t … Continued

Home Organization: Kitchens

Kick-off your spring cleaning with the most active room of the house: the kitchen. The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s the space where the most time is spent and the space most prone to accumulating clutter. At Harcrest Homes, we offer endless built-in design options and tips to help homeowners with home … Continued

Home Organization: Garages

When most of us think of home organization, we initially think of organizing spaces within the home that we spend the most time in such as kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms. However, one of the least used spaces of the home is often the most disorganized: the garage. Despite being notorious for clutter, garages are regularly … Continued

Home Organization: Closets

Who doesn’t love good home organization? Nothing beats coming home after a long day at work to a beautiful custom home with everything exactly where it’s supposed to be. The last thing anyone wants to do after fulfilling day-to-day obligations is come home and clean. Good home organization techniques and practices implemented in the building … Continued

Pantone Color of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

At Harcrest Homes, we stay up to date on the latest and greatest trends in the design industry. When we build a brand-new custom home, our customers get a home that will remain stylish for years. One way our team incorporates new trends is by including the latest color trends into our custom-built homes. And … Continued